Monthly Archives: August 2011

As the Gavels Fell: 240 Years at Old Bailey

Digital tabulation methods allow historians to tabulate trials from 1764 to 1913 at the Old Bailey in London.  An article by Patricia Cohen of the New York Times. 
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Unexpected Visitors to the Library …

A few weeks ago, a snake was discovered in the north stairwell. It seems to have passed its last moments between two glue traps.

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Jackie

Jackie Lawless

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Fiona

Fiona Holly

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Thank you To Our Summer Student Workers

As the summer draws to a close and the school year is about to begin, we would like to thank our two summer student workers, Fiona Holly and Jackie Lawless.

Left to right: Fiona Holly, Asst. Library Director Darla Meyer and Jackie Lawless
 
 

 

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U.S. Government Printing Office Celebrates 150 Years of Service to the Nation, 1861-2011

Click here to view the YouTube video.

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A High-Tech Library Keeps Books at Faculty Fingertips—With Robot Help

From the Chronicle of Higher Education, an article about the University of Chicago’s new Mansueto Library. Read the article.

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